Crimeware : understanding new attacks and defenses /

Jakobsson, Markus,

Crimeware : understanding new attacks and defenses / Markus Jakobsson, Zulfikar Ramzan. - xxi, 582 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 525-556) and index.

Overview of crimeware -- A taxonomy of coding errors -- Crimeware and peer-to-peer networks -- Crimeware in small devices -- Crimeware in firmware -- Crimeware in the browser -- Bot networks -- Rootkits -- Virtual worlds and fraud -- Cybercrime and politics -- Online advertising fraud -- Crimeware business models -- The educational aspect of security -- Surreptitious code and the law -- Crimeware and trusted computing -- Technical defense techniques -- The future of crimeware.

"Crimeware: Understanding New Attacks and Defenses will help security professionals, technical managers, students, and researchers understand and prevent specific crimeware threats. This book guides you through the essential security principles, techniques, and countermeasures to keep you one step ahead of the criminals, regardless of evolving technology and tactics."--Jacket.

9780321501950 0321501950


Computer security.
Internet--Security measures.
Computer crimes.

QA76.9.A25 / C75 2008

005.8 JA.C 2008 G.C